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Reviewed 23 October 2016

Brilliant family run hotel, lovely friendly staff, very clean, very inviting and comfortable. Rooms are smaller than chain hotels but creatively decorated with modern facilities. Matosinhos is a relatively run down industrial area but wonderfully friendly, has an excellent beach and a unique charm plus dozens of amazing fish restaurants all cooking fresh seafood on open grills along Rua Herios...

Thank icewoof
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here twice and loved it both times. Very clean and modernly decorated in a very central location within walking distance from the beaches and restaurants. Metro station just across the road will take you to Porto within minutes. Staff were always polite and helpful. Continental breakfast is included and well served between 7 to 10am. On our last day...

Thank Emma P
Guam, Mariana Islands
Reviewed 18 June 2016

We stayed here twice. The first time was when we started our Porto - Fisterra hike, and the second time was when we ended it. Both stays were amazing. We received such an excellent service, we felt that we were more than welcome.

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 14 March 2016

We booked two rooms for our daughter and son, with their respective partners, who were coming to visit us in Matosinhos. Since we were staying for over a month we were at an Airbnb property. Although we had made a reservation elsewhere (which we cancelled) we were impressed by the cleanliness and great smell this property had on our first...

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Baiona, Spain
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Stayed here as it's close to where I want to start my Camino de Santiago (Portuguese Coastal Way) tomorrow. Seems it's in a nice,working neighbourhood close to the sea. Room was clean and comfortable and shower was good. Owners are friendly. Good value for 29€.

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Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

I wash in need of a hotel for 2 nights because my tattoo artist is just down the street. They are very helpfull and friendly at the pensao central. It is a great price for the rooms and breakfast included. The rooms are very clean. The beach is within walking distance and public transport also, so it wash a easy...

Thank Dirk31784
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Reviewed 8 January 2016

I was there alone in August last year and I will definitely return. Rooms are simple but decorated with love and detail. The staff is amazingly helpful, professional and lovely. Excellent price-quality ratio.

Thank Monica P
Gasteren, The Netherlands
Reviewed 26 October 2015

we booked a familyroom. the photo shows a large airy room, but we got 2 very small and dark rooms. one off them did not even have a window.,there was no airco and no fresh air either. there was not enough place for our luggage. the hotel was very clean, wifi a bit poor, and breakfast simple.

1Thank mieke-g15
Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 29 September 2015

We were traveling with young kid, so we had to cancel this stay, as they didn't have kitchen in place. Not even kettle was available, so this was not convenient. Also, the isolation is very bad, it's an old building and you can hear people walking in the corridor or on the next floor. Also flooring is making strange sounds,...

1Thank Mindaugas M
Uster, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

A friend and I stayed 8 nights at the pensao central. We chose it because of its central location, since we wanted to be close to the beach (surfing) and also close to the public transportation. Both things are possible at this place. Also the great service we received. The rooms are very clean at any time and the whole...

Thank Adrian G

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Additional Information about Pensao Central

Address: Rua Brito Capelo 599, Matosinhos 4450-075, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Northern Portugal > Porto District > Matosinhos
Price Range: €35 - €62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ask for a room facing the street, a little nosier but the best view”
icewoof, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Quieter rooms towards the back of the property”
mipita, 13 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The room near front door a little noisy”
phoebem845, 29 Sep 2014 | Read review
“If you suffer from light lseeping, choose a room at the back--loss of view but no tram noise (which is really not horrible.)”
euromancan, 30 Jul 2014 | Read review
“We had a small room next to the roof garden, I really liked it because you can wake up to the sounds of seagulls! (It's a sort of holiday thingy for me )”
131edinap, 12 Nov 2013 | Read review
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